SHARKS — HAZARD
MITIGATION — DRUM LINE TRIAL
54. Hon JIM CHOWN to the minister representing the Minister
refer to the minister's announcement on 27 January 2019, ''Non-lethal
SMART drumline trial to start next month''.
(1) What selection criteria were
used to assess applicants against the tender?
(2) On what date was Fairfield Pty
Ltd formally advised that it was successful in its tender?
(3) Was Fairfield
Pty Ltd informally or verbally advised it had been successful in its tender
prior to receiving formal notification; and, if yes, on what date?
(4) Are the
proprietor or proprietors of Fairfield Pty Ltd members of the Western Australian
(5) Did the minister or his office
have any influence over the outcome of the tender?
The PRESIDENT: Minister for
Regional Development, I think you should not answer part (5). The minister does
not have any capacity to answer that part of the question.
ALANNAH MacTIERNAN replied:
Thank you, Madam President. I will
take that advice. The following information has been provided to me by the Minister
(1) The criteria
were provided in the request document for the provision of a nonlethal Shark-Management-Alert-in-Real-Time
drum line service released on the Tenders WA website on 16 November 2018. I table
a copy of the request document.
[See paper 2402.]
(2) It was 24 January 2019.
(4) I was not
involved in the tendering process and I am unaware of the private membership
details of any of the applicants.